Drill: Static Abs Exercise: Advanced Dish Holds
Equipment needed: None
Instructors needed: Several to monitor
Description: The students will build abdominal strength by holding their shoulder and feet off the ground, both at a 45-degree angle.
Step 1
  • Have your students lay on their backs with their arms to their sides.
Step 2 -Explain the rules:
  • When I say, “go” you will raise your shoulders and feet off the ground, both at a 45-degree angle, while your arms are extended in front, parallel with your legs.
  • Keep your feet together and do not to bend your knees.
  • You will hold the advanced dish position and count to twenty.
  • While you are counting, try not to move your body at all.
Step 3:
  • Continue for two turns.
  • On the second turn, make sure they are holding a perfect advanced dish position. If they are not, freeze the count until they correct their position.
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